About Queen’s Sport
Get active at Queen's
Queens Sport provides students with the opportunity to continue or start being active. Our world class indoor and outdoor facilities are ideal for recreational, competitive or high-performance athletes.
The Physical Education Centre (PEC) is the hub of sport at Queen’s.
Our facilities include, a state of the art fitness area with over 140 pieces of CV and resistance equipment, a functional training and weights area, four studios, 25m swimming and diving pool, two multi-purpose sports halls, martial arts area, 2 climbing walls, 8 squash courts, 2 handball courts and outdoor 3G grass pitches.
Keep fit with friends at the PEC
With over 70 weekly classes to choose from you will find a class that suits your needs and your fitness level.
£20m investment in sport
Our recent investment means Queen’s is now one of the premier sporting universities in Ireland and the UK
Guardian University Guide 2015
Try something new and get in shape
Queen’s Sport offers adult and children’s courses such as Climbing, Swimming or Pilates with reduced rates for students.
Starting from just £15 per month
our All Inclusive memberships are flexible and tailored to meet your needs
Join a Student Club
Queen’s has 54 sports clubs, from the most popular, like rugby, to the most unique, like underwater hockey
So you can continue playing your favourite sport or start to play a new sport at Queen’s.
Campus sport is recreational, fun opportunities for students and staff to get active and enjoy sport
The programme offers opportunities for all abilities whether you are returning to sport, want to try something new or just fancy meeting new people. We facilitate one off events & tournaments, weekly drop in sessions to new clubs and campus leagues.
Queen’s Sport Bursary Awards
These awards are designed to give top sporting individuals the best opportunity to develop their talent during their time at the University.
They are available to current students who have achieved a high standard in their particular sport. The scheme offers recipients a comprehensive package including sports science support, free use of facilities, free equipment and financial assistance for the costs of training at such a high level.
Queen’s University Belfast has a proud and unique tradition of producing some of Ireland’s most elite sports people and leaders in business.
Queen’s is working with student clubs, governing bodies and alumni networks to develop sporting academies. Currently there are five academies – Rugby, GAA, Soccer, Rowing and Hockey – with over 35 teams and 600 students competing each year.
Elite Athlete Programme
Helping exceptional students achieve their goals
The programme places equal emphasis on academia and sporting ambition and offers benefits including academic support, financial assistance, tutoring, media support, physiotherapy, access to Queen’s Sport facilities and bespoke sports clothing.
With recent investment, the outdoor facilities at Upper Malone is now a world-class centre for student team sports
The new Arena Pitches and Clubhouse are the only facility in the UK and Ireland where the sports of rugby, Gaelic games and soccer can be played on the same area
Training and Competition
With an additional 16 floodlit grass and synthetic playing surfaces all with changing rooms, Upper Malone is a perfect sporting location for students
Numerous sports, including rugby, football, gaelic and hockey are catered for and a fully equipped Strength and Conditioning Suite ensures all training needs are met.
ranked 2nd for sporting facilities
Among 13 Russell Group universities. International Student Barometer Autumn 2015
Queen’s Boat House
The Queen’s Boat House is home to the Men's and Ladies' Boat Clubs, who have an excellent pedigree through performances at Senior and Novice levels throughout Ireland and beyond
In 2015 the Boat House benefited from an extensive upgrade including new shower areas, crew meeting rooms, a new boat launch pontoon and a motor boat launching slip.
Located in the heart of the Mourne Mountains, the Cottage has been used by the mountaineering fraternity and has been a breeding ground for a number of accomplished mountaineers
The Cottage features space for 24, kitchen, living area, showers and toilets, providing the perfect setting for residential, team-building sessions or outdoor activity trips